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AT&T $15 Unlimited for School Kids

AT&T will make good money on every schoolkid who signs up for the $15 “unlimited” wireless. The school will pay, saving collection costs. AT%T doesn’t need to offer phone discounts or spend much on acquisition. It requires additional advertising spend. The only apparent gotcha is a modest slowdown for some homes in the (surprisingly...

Marilyn Cade

Goodbye Marilyn Cade

Marilyn Cade was an exceptionally hardworking, always gracious leader in ICANN and IGF. She was a strong supporter of U.S. interests at ITU and a member of the US delegation at the WCIT. Dozens have spoken of her at a memorial site, including Vint Cerf:  “Marilyn was an elemental force in the ICANN, IGF and...

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China’s security rules protecting TikTok

Trump isn’t the only one who can use bogus security claims in a trade war. The Chinese have now declared TikTok’s software essential for protecting national security. All governments lie, I.F. Stone taught my generation. Every Chinese schoolchild learns about the “unequal treaties” imposed after the Opium Wars, including the American role. They have...

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